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venturebeat.com — COMS Interactive, a startup that produces an SaaS products for the health care industry, has secured a new $21 million round of funding, the company announced today. COMS' main product is Daylight IQ, a software suite that manages health and disease profiles for elderly residents at senior living facilities.
venturebeat.com — Social TV check-in startup GetGlue has lured away Evan Krauss from its post as EVP of sales at Shazam to become its new president, the company announced today. GetGlue allows users to check in to whatever TV show or movie they're currently watching, providing stickers (aka badges) for those that watch during a premiere or opening weekend.
venturebeat.com — While Apple may not quite know what to do with the Apple TV, at least the company isn't skimping out on adding new features. The company released a new Apple TV 5.4 beta software update today that included the ability to stream music from Apple's new iTunes Radio service, meaning users can access the service from their television sets.
buzzmachine.com — Jay Rosen wrote a insightful post forking the practice of journalism into "politics: none" (that is, traditional American journalism: objective, it thinks) and "politics: some" (that is, the kind just practiced by Glenn Greenwald and the Guardian). Jay catalogs the presumptions and advantages of each.
venturebeat.com — Poster, an app that allows you to post articles on WordPress from you iOS device, has been acquired by WordPress.com parent company Automattic, the app's creator announced today. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The app's sole developer Tom Witkin will also be joining Automattic and will presumably work on improving the company's mobile efforts.
venturebeat.com — A beta version of news curation service Digg's long awaited Google Reader service is scheduled to arrive next week, the Digg team announced on its blog today. Google Reader was really good at collecting RSS feeds of all your favorite news sites and blog posts as they were published throughout the day.
venturebeat.com — Netflix has forged a new deal with DreamWorks Animation to bring in tons of new children's programming to the streaming video service, the companies announced today. Last month, Netflix decided not to renew a backlog of very popular kids shows from Nickelodeon (such as Blue's Clues, Dora the Explorer, and others), which many of the company's monthly subscribers didn't like.
venturebeat.com — Hiding behind the scenes of many media events that integrate social media activity from fans is Mass Relevance. Such is the case with tonight's live pre-show for the season six premiere of HBO's hit Vampire drama True Blood.
venturebeat.com — The idea of a decent gamepad controller for the iPhone is something that many gamers - casual or otherwise - are bound to be happy about. And that's apparently what accessory maker Logitech is currently working on, according to a leaked photo obtained by Kotaku today.
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